Best Plant Substrate for a Planted Tank (2023 Update)

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Choosing the right substrate for your tank is extremely important, especially if you plan on having a planted aquarium or even a jarrarium. The substrate will not only offer the means for your plants to establish their roots, but will also offer them the required nutrients for solid growth, some of which might be impossible … Read more

Best Substrate for a Jarrarium [2023 Update]

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Setting up a jarrarium is different from setting up a regular aquarium. This includes choosing the right substrate for it. This varies depending on the type of jarrarium you want to create and in today’s article we’ll cover them all. Before deciding on the substrate to use, you’ll have to actually decide on what type … Read more

Best Jars for an Enclosed, Self-sustaining Water Ecosystem / Jarrarium (2023 Update)

I am REALLY passionate about jarrariums and self sustaining water ecosystems, so this is what we’re going to talk about today. Specifically the best jars for creating an enclosed water ecosphere aka a jarrarium. I would say that the most important element when starting to think about starting a jarrarium, is the jar itself. After … Read more

20 Best Easy To Grow, Low Light Plants for Aquariums

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Everybody loves easy to grow, low light plants for freshwater aquariums, even though they are usually associated with beginners. The truth is that even seasoned aquarium owners love them because, well, who doesn’t love low maintenance stuff? Today, I am here to share with you a list of 20 fresh water aquarium plants that are … Read more

What Are the White Spots on the Aquarium Glass, Wood or Decorations?

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I was very surprised when I started seeing some white spots on my tank’s glass: just a few early on, then more and more. The same spots can be seen on decorations or the wood inside my aquarium, and even on the leaves. Which brought me to the burning question in the title, that I … Read more